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Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofaconsejar.
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofaconsejar.
Affirmative imperativevosconjugation ofaconsejar.


A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to suggest)
a. to advise
Las autoridades aconsejan permanecer adentro durante la tormenta.The authorities advise everyone to stay inside during the storm.
b. to recommend
El médico le aconsejó reposo para curar su lesión de rodilla.The doctor recommended rest to help his knee recover.
2. (to give advice to a person)
a. to advise
No sé qué hacer. ¿Me puedes aconsejar?I don't know what to do. Can you advise me?
3. (to make necessary)
a. to make advisable
La gran afluencia de turistas aconseja restringir la entrada al parque.The huge tourist influx makes limiting access to the park advisable.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (to get advice; used with "con")
a. to seek advice from
Deberías aconsejarte con un abogado.You should seek advice from a lawyer.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (dar consejos)
aconsejar a alguien (que haga algo)to advise somebody (to do something)
le pedí que me aconsejara (acerca de)I asked him for advice (about)
¿y tú qué me aconsejas que haga?and what do you think I should do?, and what would your advice be?
los expertos aconsejan beber dos litros de agua al díaexperts recommend that you drink two liters of water a day
2. (hacer aconsejable)
a. to make advisable
la delicadeza de la situación aconseja actuar con prudenciathe delicacy of the situation makes caution advisable
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transitive verb
1 (dar consejos a) to advise
aconsejar a algn hacer algo to advise sb to do sth
2 [+cuidado] to advise; recommend; [+virtud] to preach
pronominal verb
aconsejarse to seek advice; take advice
aconsejar con o de to consult; aconsejar mejor to think better of it
Aconsejar a algn que haga algo se traduce al inglés con advise + objeto + infinitivo con to, es decir: advise sb to do sth:
Le aconsejé que (no) cambiase de trabajo I advised her (not) to change jobs
Le aconsejaré a mi hermana que se lo piense dos veces I'll advise my sister to think it over carefully
Cuando se quiere aconsejar a una persona, en inglés se suele utilizar el condicional para que no parezca un mandato, como se ve en los siguientes ejemplos:
Le aconsejo que consulte a un abogado I would advise you to see a lawyer
Te aconsejo que lo hagas I'd advise you to do it
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